Suburb Profile Report for Sheffield TAS (7306)

Sheffield House: Median price $273,000, Annual capital growth 3.97%, Number of sales 36, Weekly median advertised rent $280

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Source: Monthly data update for Aug 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending May 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Sheffield has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of TAS, giving investors a capital gain of 9.20% to date .

Comparing Sheffield,7306 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Sheffield is offering property investors an average of -5.55. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 86th in terms of most discounted suburbs in TAS

At number 1061 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Sheffield is in the TOP 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 60.3 for properties listed there.

Property investors should expect to get $280 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

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Postcode: 7306

Median house price: $248,000

Three-year growth: -11.0%

Rental yield: 5.2%

Situated on the foothills of Mount Roland, Sheffield is the rural centre for the mountain region. It is known for the murals decorating the suburb that illustrate the history of the area, and is regarded as the Apple Isle’s outdoor gallery.

This is a massive change from Sheffield’s background as an industrial hub. An annual mural-painting festival is now held in Mural Park, while indoor treasures are found in Mural House. Residents can enjoy rowing at Lake Barrington and picnicking at Devils Gate Dam. 

Sheffield is a volatile market, with prices rising and falling over recent years. Prices declined by 11% in 2015, but rose by 7.8% in the year to August 2018 before slipping again in the three months to August. The market, however, is very low priced, with the median house value being lower than $250,000.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$273,000 N/A
3.02% N/A
9.20% N/A
3.97% N/A
$280 N/A
36 N/A
5.33% N/A
60.3 N/A

Source: Monthly data update for Aug 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending May 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1538
Median household income ($/weekly) 711
Median age of persons 47
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1083
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 192 12.5
    35-44 years 183 11.9
    45-54 years 214 13.9
    55-64 years 245 15.9
    65-74 years 190 12.3
    Others 515 33.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 571 52.1
    Not Married 419 38.3
    Defacto Relationship 105 9.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1324 88.7
    New Zealand 13 0.9
    Papua New Guinea 11 0.7
    United Kingdom 86 5.8
    Other 16 1.1
    Others 42 2.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 931 66.5
    No Religion 447 31.9
    Other Religious Groups 10 0.7
    Buddhism 9 0.6
    Hinduism 3 0.2
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 77 14.6
    $400-$599 100 18.9
    $600-$799 79 15.0
    $800-$999 48 9.1
    $1,500-$1,999 55 10.4
    Others 169 32.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 613 50.0
    Employed, worked full-time 316 25.8
    Employed, worked part-time 204 16.6
    Employed, away from work 48 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 46 3.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 97 17.3
    Technicians & trades workers 77 13.7
    Community & personal service workers 66 11.7
    Machinery operators & drivers 68 12.1
    Labourers 94 16.7
    Others 160 28.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 121 42.8
    Secondary 95 33.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 29 10.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 19 6.7
    Other type of educational institution 12 4.2
    Others 7 2.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1319 95.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 34 2.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 19 1.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 16 1.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 247 43.0
    Being purchased 182 31.7
    Rented 142 24.7
    Other tenure type 4 0.7
    Tenure Type
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